Archives of American Art

Daniel Carter Beard letter to Florence Nightingale Levy

Collection ID:
Beard, Daniel Carter, 1850-1941
Physical Description:
1 Item
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Beard writes about himself and his work, apparently in response to a series of questions previously posed by Levy.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Illustrator, painter, caricaturist, teacher; New York, N.Y. Beard was a founder of the American Boy Scouts, and was an author of several books on nature subjects. He also illustrated for several national magazines.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel D8 (frame 310) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased 1956 by the Archives of American Art from Charles Hamilton Autographs.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Illustrators -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Levy, Florence N. (Florence Nightingale), 1870-1947 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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